There are those, I know, who will reply that the liberation of humanity, the freedom of man and mind, is nothing but a dream. They are right. It is. It is the American Dream.Archibald MacLeish (1892–1982) American poet, writer
“We Have Purpose … We All Know It,” Life (30 May 1960)
Part of a series of essays in Life and The New York Times on "The National Purpose."